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If You Love Montrose–Shop at Fiesta
November 17, 2011 – 1:51 pm | 8 Comments

by M. Martin
I am, be it freely admitted, older than dirt.
When I first started hanging out in Montrose, Sid Vicious was still alive, Ronald Reagan was merely an embarrassment to the …

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Crispin Glover interview
May 31, 2010 – 10:06 pm | No Comment
Crispin Glover interview

In addition to his quirky roles in past and current films (like Hot Tub Time Machine and Alice in Wonderland) Crispin Glover has embarked on his own trilogy of movies beginning with What Is It? …

Michael Berry is why we can’t have nice things
May 29, 2010 – 3:00 pm | 25 Comments
Michael Berry is why we can’t have nice things

By Alan Smithee
Conservative talk show host, former Houston City Councilman and Mayor Pro-Tem Michael Berry opened his mouth and, once again, hurt the image of the City of Houston. On his show last week Berry …

Dennis Hopper R.I.P.
May 29, 2010 – 12:55 pm | No Comment
Dennis Hopper R.I.P.

“Why? Why would a nice guy like you want to kill a genius? Feeling pretty good, huh? Why? Do you know that the man really likes you? He likes you. He really likes you. But …

June at a glance
May 29, 2010 – 11:36 am | No Comment
June at a glance

I went to sleep the other night with the radio locked on Coast to Coast AM, with thoughts of genetically modified foods and aliens from other dimensions drifting through my dreams only to wake up …

New Tim and Eric show spin-off is pretty funny
May 28, 2010 – 12:36 pm | No Comment
New Tim and Eric show spin-off is pretty funny

One of my favorite shows on Adult Swim is “Tim and Eric Awesome Show Great Job!” which for those of you who don’t know, is a bizarre, skit-based, variety show created by comedians Tim Heidecker …

Sex and the City 2
May 27, 2010 – 12:33 pm | One Comment

Where does one start with Sex and the City 2? The absurd notions of privilege or the total disregard for world politics would be a good place to begin. Yet we’re talking about a review …

Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe
May 26, 2010 – 9:20 am | One Comment
Burbin it up for Breakfast at Fountain View Cafe

by Andrea Afra

Looking around the dining room at Fountain View Cafe, I said to my husband, “Notice anything about this place?”

“You mean how homogenized it is?”

“Yep.”

Sometimes, when dining in particular regions of Houston, such as …

DVD: The Virginian
May 25, 2010 – 1:49 pm | No Comment
DVD: The Virginian

The Virginian, Season One, offers above average entertainment. Considering the complete first season contains 30 episodes that run around 75-minutes each that amounts to nearly 40 hours of viewing pleasure. Besides that fact consider that …

MacGruber
May 24, 2010 – 11:08 pm | No Comment
MacGruber

Years ago I worked with this guy who’d made a short film in college about these old dudes who built boats in the Carolinas. Even though I only watched this short doc once I …

Residence, shmesidence
May 24, 2010 – 12:26 pm | One Comment

By Alan Smithee
Over at the Chron they are reporting about a block of 14,000 absentee RV owners up around Lake Livingston who are skewing the politics Republican. The problem, as the local Dems see it, …